Chemistry, M.Res. | Mid Sweden University | Östersund, Sweden
24 months
11084 EUR/year
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The Master by Research programme in Chemistry at Mid Sweden University targets those who are highly motivated to develop skills and knowledge for future career in academic, industrial or public research and development. This is also an excellent preparation for future doctoral studies.


The Master by Research programme in Chemistry at Mid Sweden University is the right choice for students who wish to specialize in chemistry and aim for a career within research, development and innovation. During the programme, you work together with researchers on a research problem. You mix your research with the academic studies you need to solve the problem.

As a student, you are part of a research team at the department. Together with researchers, you take part in a research project and work both independently and together with others.

The education consists of both courses on an advanced level and project work, and ends with an individual Master’s thesis during the last semester. Projects may include areas like synthesis and analysis of natural products, molecular interactions in biopolymer systems, organic catalysis, or development of analytical methods.

After the programme

After having completed your Master’s thesis, there are good opportunities to work with research within academy or trade and industry, or in product development with new technology.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Scientific Writing and Presentation Techniques
  • Problem formulation and Thesis Planning
  • Development of Theory and Experiment
  • Scientific Project
  • Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • English course 6/English course B from Swedish Upper Secondary School (Gymnasium) or the equivalent.
  • Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Engineering (at least 180 credits/180 ECTS) in relevant subject, for example Chemistry, Medicine, Chemical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Eligibility for available research project is assessed on the basis of the applicant’s bachelor’s degree project/thesis, a letter of motivation, and, where appropriate, through other documented experience relevant to the subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11084 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11084 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

NON-EU/EEA: 125 000 SEK

Living costs for Östersund

7125 - 11770 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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